NBOME
COMLEX-USA BULLETIN of INFORMATION 2018–2019

Other Unprofessional Conduct

NBOME deems professionalism to be an important competency of an osteopathic physician,
and a candidate must demonstrate professionalism at all times. NBOME will not tolerate
unprofessional conduct on the part of any candidate under any circumstance, including but
not limited to the following:

When any unprofessional conduct comes to the attention of NBOME, NBOME at its sole
discretion may take any action it deems appropriate, including, but not limited to,
any action for Irregular Conduct and/or any of the following:

As with other Irregular Conduct, information relating to a candidate’s unprofessional conduct
may become part of the permanent record of the candidate maintained by NBOME. NBOME
may in its sole discretion release any or all of the candidate’s information or action(s) taken by
NBOME relating to the candidate’s Irregular Conduct or unprofessional conduct to the
candidate’s medical school, residency program director, any licensing board, authority, or
other person(s) or entity or entities deemed appropriate by NBOME or as required by law,
without prior notice to or the consent of the candidate.

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